What People Are Saying About Life in A Tiny House:
With 10 years in her 84 square foot house on wheels, Dee is often called a pioneer of the tiny house movement. How does a pioneer become a pioneer? And what has she learned by living in a tiny house for a decade?
Many Americans think it’s pretty out there for a family to live in a tiny house, but Candice and her mother, who both immigrated from China, do just fine in the house they built.
Life in a tiny house wouldn’t fix every little problem, but surely with more money in your pocket or more time on your hands, life would feel a little easier, a little freer…wouldn’t it?
It could seem scary to live in a tiny house and know that you could be asked to move, but as I spoke with Erin, I learned that it doesn’t feel risky when you believe the best about people.
Macy expected that building her own tiny house would satisfy her curiosity about the construction process and her desire for financial independence, but didn’t know it would help her meet some of her most ambitious life goals.
Esther and Kenny’s priorities were to do the work they want (even if it won’t make them rich), to have time to spend with the people they love and the hobbies they enjoy, and to live in a beautiful house. The size of the beautiful house was less of a priority.
What motivated this couple with practically no construction experience to not only to move their life into a house that might be 100 or so square feet, but to also build it themselves?
What would your home look like if one of your top priorities was to maintain the feeling of traveling? After buying a traditional house and finding its location lacking, John opted for a housetruck that’s even more mobile than a tiny house on a trailer.
Alex and Allison weren’t concerned with the size of their house, but they wanted it to provide easy access to the people and activities that make their lives feel meaningful. A 320 square foot home was just the path that got them there.
Many tiny house enthusiasts want to get off the grid, and design their homes to run on solar power and catch rainwater. It’s natural to romanticize the idea of getting away from it all, but will you like what you get away to?